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29 Cornelia Street, NYC 10014 212-989-9319
Music charge: $10

Elektra Kurtis - violin
Curtis Stewart - violin
Lefteris Bournias - clarinet
Brad Jones - bass
Kahlil Kwame Bell - drums

Past Events

More info at :
Bowery Poetry Club


Infusion is a new music genre that mirrors the contemporary urban world. Elements from old cultures and contemporary music are absorbed and infused with music traditions from distant places, creating a mosaic of Old with New, Eastern with Western, Southern with Northern. In her music, Elektra Kurtis bridges these differences creating a unique new sound.

Musicians: Elektra Kurtis - violin and composition, Curtis Stewart - violin, Lefteris Bournias - clarinets, Spiros Exaras - guitar, Brad Jones - el. bass, Kahlil Kwame Bell - drums

Guest artisan Maria Santoro from Gitana Originals will be featuring fine, hand-crafted, one of a kind, designer jewlery. Cover charge $12

308 Bowery @ Houston Street, New York, NY 10012 between Houston and Bleecker Sts, info at: Bowery Poetry Club

Ensemble Elektra CDs will be available at the venue

What people are saying about

Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra

“Elektra Kurtis’ music has a distinct and unique commercial appeal. It can best be described as a weave of International instruments and flavors with a dash of genre versatility. They have created, as a team; a new age meets old world sound.”

Danie Cortese ~ President / CEO Danie Cortese Entertainment & Publicity Inc.

"Profound yearning, ecstatic wailing and an aching beauty – in a rather original context.”

E.J. Janelli ~ music reporter for All about Jazz

“An eclectic group of musicians….”

Keith Hannaleck ~Muzik Man ~ Muzikman.com

“There’s a buzz going on for this local sensation…..that have a fine, exotic and refreshing Mediterranean vibe.”

Downtown Music Gallery

“Elektra Kurtis uses her musical diversity to her advantage…her music seems like a multi – cultural extension of Elektra herself & a most interesting one at that.”

Eer –Music.com

“…..quite rewarding music with a mixture of musical styles. Elektra Kurtis being clearly a dominant force but backed by great musicians makes the results splendid.”

Jazz at a glance – jazz notes

“A real world music in which its creators reach to tradition, but express it in a very contemporary way.”

Cosmopolitan Magazine - Poland

Reviews for the Book of Time

Jazz Notes
Gazeta Wyborcza
Cosmopolitan Magazine
Rootstown Music
Eclectic Earwig Reviews
All About Jazz
MOTOWN'S WEBSITE review by Paul Autry
John McLaughlin Archive


Interview with MuzikMan